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Veterans Park gets improvements in sports-playing surfaces, rec center windows

April 11th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine are making improvements to Veterans Park, 101 East 28th St., this month, according to Andrews’s office.
Work on the 14.32 acres of land will include: resurfacing of two basketball half-courts, resurfacing of one hockey court, resurfacing of two tennis courts with one being converted into a futsol court, and the replacing and upgrading of 54 windows in the recreation center. [Read more →]

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Market to showcase handmade goods from local artisans

April 11th, 2014 · Community

Independent artisans will once again converge on Bixby Knolls as part of the Uptown Village Market to display unique, handcrafted, often one-of-a-kind creations ranging from jewelry, ceramics, candles, baked goods, beauty products, fashion and accessories, and home and garden décor items.
The Uptown Village Market will take place Friday, May 2, from 5pm to 10pm and Saturday, May 3, from 11am to 5pm at the Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave. [Read more →]

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Local church to host free Easter activities for kids

April 11th, 2014 · Community

California Heights United Methodist Church and Children’s Center, 3759 Orange Ave., is inviting children through 5th grade to an Easter-egg hunt that will include crafts, games and a visit with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 19, from 10am to noon. [Read more →]

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A portrait of local artist Kellie Thomas-Walker

April 11th, 2014 · Imitating Life

Kellie Thomas-Walker

Kellie Thomas-Walker


Cory Bilicko
Managing Editor

Though she says she has created some form of art her entire life, Kellie Thomas-Walker has only been pursuing art as a career for a little more than five years.
Born in Upland and having grown up in Old Shasta, the 37-year-old artist has been living in Long Beach with her husband and four daughters for the last 10 years.
Her faith is important to her, and it’s evident in her work. However, an active lifestyle is also a meaningful part of her life, as well as her family’s; running, camping and learning to surf are ways she spends her time when she isn’t gardening, reading or helping out at her girls’ school. [Read more →]

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City of Signal Hill seeking vendors for pet event

April 11th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Hounds on the Hill will feature vendor booths, pet vaccinations, activities for children, music, demonstrations and more.

Hounds on the Hill will feature vendor booths, pet vaccinations, activities for children, music, demonstrations and more.


The City of Signal Hill Community Services Department will host its annual event for pets and their human friends, Hounds on the Hill, in Signal Hill Park on Saturday, June 7 from 11am to 2pm, featuring vendor booths, pet vaccinations, activities for children, music, demonstrations and more. The goal of the event is to raise awareness about responsible pet ownership, including current laws regarding pets. [Read more →]

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